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puffed-up

[puhft-uhp] /ˈpʌftˈʌp/
adjective
1.
feeling self-important; arrogant; pompous.
2.
swollen; puffy.
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  • In spite of these blemishes, the price-to-rents gauge is a useful check on how puffed-up property markets are.
  • Surely, it can survive and even enjoy being entertained by some artificially puffed-up musclemen.
  • Lurking within that puffed-up production, though, is a development more intriguing than the general trend.
  • But even with the puffed-up claims, he earned the respect of some major players in the contemporary art world.
  • It's a sign their puffed-up ad claims could use some toning down.

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